Parallel Bible results for Ecclesiastes 7:11-22

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Ecclesiastes 7:11-22

NIV 11 Wisdom, like an inheritance, is a good thing and benefits those who see the sun. NIV 11 Wisdom, like an inheritance, is a good thing and benefits those who see the sun. NIV 12 Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: Wisdom preserves those who have it. NIV 12 Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: Wisdom preserves those who have it. NIV 13 Consider what God has done: Who can straighten what he has made crooked? NIV 13 Consider what God has done: Who can straighten what he has made crooked? NIV 14 When times are good, be happy; but when times are bad, consider this: God has made the one as well as the other. Therefore, no one can discover anything about their future. NIV 14 When times are good, be happy; but when times are bad, consider this: God has made the one as well as the other. Therefore, no one can discover anything about their future. NIV 15 In this meaningless life of mine I have seen both of these: the righteous perishing in their righteousness, and the wicked living long in their wickedness. NIV 15 In this meaningless life of mine I have seen both of these: the righteous perishing in their righteousness, and the wicked living long in their wickedness. NIV 16 Do not be overrighteous, neither be overwise— why destroy yourself? NIV 16 Do not be overrighteous, neither be overwise— why destroy yourself? NIV 17 Do not be overwicked, and do not be a fool— why die before your time? NIV 17 Do not be overwicked, and do not be a fool— why die before your time? NIV 18 It is good to grasp the one and not let go of the other. Whoever fears God will avoid all extremes. NIV 18 It is good to grasp the one and not let go of the other. Whoever fears God will avoid all extremes. NIV 19 Wisdom makes one wise person more powerful than ten rulers in a city. NIV 19 Wisdom makes one wise person more powerful than ten rulers in a city. NIV 20 Indeed, there is no one on earth who is righteous, no one who does what is right and never sins. NIV 20 Indeed, there is no one on earth who is righteous, no one who does what is right and never sins. NIV 21 Do not pay attention to every word people say, or you may hear your servant cursing you— NIV 21 Do not pay attention to every word people say, or you may hear your servant cursing you— NIV 22 for you know in your heart that many times you yourself have cursed others. NIV 22 for you know in your heart that many times you yourself have cursed others.

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